The upbeat in US housing and employment data released and stability in European market has bought positive cues in domestic market.
At 11.00 am IST the 30-share BSE Sensex was trading at 15634.91 up by 90.80 points or 0.59% and NSE Nifty was trading at 4672.10 up by 25.85points or 0.58%.
In Asian markets, Japan’s Nikkei 225 rose 34.23 points or 0.41% to 8,433.10 China’s Shanghai Composite was up by 18.71points or 0.81% at 2,191.59. Hang Seng index rose 74.84 points or 0.41% to 18,472.76.
Among Sectoral indices on the BSE, auto, capital goods and consumer durable trading in positive, all gaining by nearly 1% each.
On the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the top volume gainers were Sesa Goa, Tata Motors, HDFC, Siemens and ICICI bank posted gains between 1.47%-0.26%
And the top losers in the opening trade were Grasim, BPCL , Bajaj Auto, and Jindal Steel were among top losers.